Rachelle Viinberg (formerly de Jong)

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Rachelle Viinberg (formerly de Jong)

Hometown: Regina, SK
Birth date: April 30, 1979
Club affiliation(s): Regina Rowing Club, SK; UVic, BC
Occupation: Student/ athlete
Interests: Reading, movies, hiking, cooking

Education:
BSc (Biology) University of Victoria; student of naturopathy at the Canadian College of Naturopathic medicine in Toronto.

Key results:

2012 – 2nd in the W8+, Olympic Games, London, GBR
2012- 1st in the W8+, World Cup, Munich, Germany
2012- 2nd in the W8+, World Cup Lucerne, Switzerland
2011- 2nd in the W8+, World Championship, Bled, Slovenia
2011 - 2nd in the W8+, World Cup, Lucerne, Switzerland
2010 - 2nd in the W8+, World Rowing Championships
2008 - 8th in the Olympic quad, Beijing, China
2007 - 5th in the W4x, World Championships, Munich, Germany
2006 – 7th in the W4x, World Championships, Eton, England
2004 - Alternate on Olympic team in Athens, Greece
2003 - 4th in the W4-, World Championships, Milan, Italy
2002 - 2nd in the W4-, World Championships, Seville, Spain
2002 - 6th in the W8+, World Championships, Seville, Spain
2002 - 4th in the W8+, World Cup, Munich, Germany
2001 - 2nd in the W2-, US Nationals, Camden, New Jersey
2000 - 1st in the W8+, Women's Henley, Henley-on-Thames, England
2000 - 2nd in the W8+, Henley Royal Regatta, Henley-on-Thames, England
1997 - 1st in the W4- and 2nd in the W8+, Jeux Canada Games, Brandon, Manitoba

Other info: Plans to be a naturopathic doctor with a private practice.